been full of Catholics who believed that adultery is an immense sin that leads its doer to hell. Chopin has had the courage to put such belief into question. Her characters in the story practise this abhorred act in their religion, even though they are married; they Puma Rihanna Red never felt uncomfortable or ashamed of it. Calixta, instead of feeling guilty of her act, she laughed loud during the act. She delightfully enjoys the act and forgets about the storm and everything. Puma Rihanna Creepers Pink
Their marital relationships do not make them happy as much as they oppress them. They both breathe freely and joyfully away from their husbands. Chopin expresses her views about marriage as it strips the woman from enjoying her sexual desires as men does. It is also her opportunity to call for a rethinking of the gender roles that patriarchal norms of social life believe in. In addition, she suggests abandoning or at least staying away for a while from marital life to enjoy freedom and discard oppression that this might cause to women. Kate Chopin does not only challenge the institution of marriage, but she also questions religion.
lixta and Clarisse sound happier when 'freed' from their marriage duties. We read for example: "her firm, elastic flesh that was knowing for the first time its birthright", as if Chopin alludes to the sexual dissatisfaction that women may experience in the institution of marriage. Another example is when Clarisse learnt that she could stay a month longer at Biloxi. We read that Clarisse takes "the first free breath since her marriage". This has restored "the pleasant liberty of her maiden days". Even if Clarisse is devoted to her husband she doesn't enjoy her intimate marital life with him: "Devoted as she was to her husband, their conjugal life was something which she was more than willing to forego for a while. "Happiness and freedom of both Calixta and Clarisse lies in their escape from marriage.